Insecurity: Army launches exercise Golden Dawn in South-East

In view of the rising security challenges in the South-East zone, the Nigerian Army, on Monday flagged-off ‘Exercise Golden Dawn’.

The new military operation was flagged-off by the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, who was on a visit to the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu.

The Army Chief said similar exercises took off simultaneously in other zones of the country, noting that they were borne out of the need to combat emerging security challenges.

He said while Exercise Golden Dawn is for the South-East, South-South and parts of South West will experience Exercise Still

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insecurity, COVID-19 worsened nutrition problems

By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja


Nigerian governors have said COVID-19 pandemic and rising insecurity have worsened the nation’s nutrition crisis.

The governors, under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), spoke yesterday in Abuja through the forum’s Senior Health Advisor to the NGF, Ahmad Abdulwahab, at a two-day meeting to develop smart commitments on how to end nutrition crisis in the country.

The meeting, which was organised by the Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria (CSSUNN), in collaboration with Save the Children and Scaling up Nutrition Movement (SUN Movement), was attended by major stakeholders.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to

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